Maryland Terrapins vs Northwestern Wildcats Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Maryland when they take on the Northwestern Wildcats on Tuesday in college hoops betting action.
The Wildcats sit at 6-0 (3-0 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Terrapins are currently 4-1 (2-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Northwestern is 1-0 OU, and Maryland is 1-0 OU.
Sportsbooks (including ) had the Wildcats installed as 5.5-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Wildcats - Terrapins odds would favor the Terrapins if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Northwestern is rated No. 228 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Maryland is at No. 169. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 86-79 win for the Wildcats.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Northwestern's No. 105-ranked scoring average of 72.7 PPG, against a Terrapins defense rated No. 129 and allowing 63.6 PPG. The Wildcats FG% has averaged 45% to date this season, less than the Terrapins shooters have managed so far (47.1% per game).
Defensively, Maryland features the nation's No. 203-rated defense on the road, allowing 72 points per game. Northwestern, meanwhile, comes in at No. 178 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Maryland was a 70-53 winner at home against Georgia Southern. They failed to cover the 17.5-point spread as favorites. Maryland earned a 70-53 victory over Georgia Southern on Saturday, getting 13 points from Charles Mitchell at Comcast Center.
Last time out for Northwestern, they were a 72-69 winner as they battled Illinois State at home. They covered in the match as a 2.5-point underdog. Drew Crawford scored 20 points leading the Wildcats to a 72-69 victory over Illinois State at South Padre Convention Center on Saturday.
Maryland Terrapins Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing George Mason are 2-2
After a win are 4-6
Northwestern Wildcats Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Illinois-Chicago are 3-0
After playing Illinois State are 1-0
After a win are 5-5
A few Terrapins at Wildcats trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Maryland's last 18 games on the road
Maryland is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Maryland is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Northwestern is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Northwestern is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Maryland home to George Mason, Sunday, December 2
Northwestern home to Illinois-Chicago, Saturday, December 1